Merritt Lafayette Kello was born 2 FEB 1861 and died 24 OCT 1943. His first wife was Mittie Frances Nelms who was born on 15 SEP 1869 and died on 8 NOV 1906. They were married on 2 DEC 1886. Together they had three children:
Harry Clifton Kello Born: 12 OCT 1892 Died: DEC 1956 Married Christina Marshall. Harry and Christina had no children.
Gracie Lee Kello Born: 13 AUG 1894 Died: 3 JUL 1986 Grace never married.
Charles Wilson Kello Born: 14 OCT 1896 Died: 24 JUN 1966 Married Mildred Degge Pike (Cheek). Charles and Mildred had two sons, Charles Wilson Kello, Jr. and Walter Clifton Kello, both still living. Charles is buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Norfolk, VA.
Merritt and Evora Beatrice Little (Oman), his second wife, also had three children together:
Margaret Beatrice Kello Born 1912 Died 1951
James Merritt Kello Born 1913 Died 2000
Helen V. Kello Born 1919 Still Living
I am the step-granddaughter of Charles Wilson Kello. Would love to hear from anyone who has additional Kello family information or especially pictures to share.